High School Sports

Lakeview runner improves speed

CORTLAND - Bailey Kilpatrick didn't want to spend his winter inside.The Lakeview High School junior bundled up and hit the road."After school every day we'd get anybody who wanted to and go out and hit the roads and go as far as we could," he said. "It's really cold some days. You have to put ...

Young Girard baseball team trusts system

GIRARD - Trust the system. That'll be the battle cry for the 2016 Girard Indians' baseball team, as fourth-year coach Aaron Alejars will be faced with the difficult challenge of coaching up a team that returns just three lettermen. Only two of those lettermen, shortstop Troy Trumbetta and ...

Fast start Flashes

NEWTON FALLS - Champion softball coach Cheryl Weaver likes for the Golden Flashes to start well, whether it be an inning, a game or a season. She got her wish on a couple of levels in her team's 4-0 victory in the rain Wednesday at All-American Conference Blue Tier rival Newton Falls.The Golden ...

Wednesday’s highlights

BASEBALLLakeview's Brandon Jones struck out 10 in a five-inning, 14-0 no-hit victory over Bristol.Jaret Johnson of Niles scattered five hits and four walks while fanning seven in a 1-0 win over Hubbard.Ryan Kay of Mathews struck out five and allowed three hits in a five-inning, 6-0 shutout over ...

Mulrooney pitches, hits McDonald to win

NILES - It wasn't enough that the game of baseball was suddenly becoming much clearer to Garret Mulrooney, he wanted to add some spice to a new look.No better way than to take an idea from "Major League" - the classic baseball movie.Mulrooney, a senior pitcher for McDonald, endured some woes as ...

Howland junior recovering from cancer surgery

HOWLAND - Nate Leventis was told there were lumps on the right side of his neck.They were discovered after a physical three years ago, and thought to be enlarged lymph nodes. Last summer, the lumps were still there.The Howland junior finally received word on his condition: Thyroid cancer."About ...

Tuesday highlights

BASEBALLNiles pitcher Tyler Srbinovich struck out 13 as the Red Dragons defeated Ashtabula Edgewood, 6-1. Garrett Pitts drove in four runs in the win for Niles.Nick DeGregory recorded 11 strikeouts as Girard stopped Campbell, 5-1.Grand Valley's Jason Byler stopped Mathews, 2-1, with eight ...

Badger’s Reeher looks forward to senior season

MINERAL RIDGE - Kurt Ward was convinced Badger senior distance runner Owen Reeher was solely a 3,200-meter runner.A 1,600 run of 4:43 last week gave him pause."Before Tuesday, I would've said we're going to concentrate on the two mile," said Ward, the Badger boys track and field coach. "To open ...

Mathews runner looks ahead

MINERAL RIDGE - Kenny Wallace would rather leave 2015 in the past.The Mathews High School junior distance runner finished fifth by less than a second in the 1,600-meter run at the Division III Navarre Fairless Regional track and field meet - leaving him one place shy of qualifying for the state ...

County’s best named for 2015-16 season

Four Players of the Year on the 2015-16 Tribune Chronicle All-Trumbull County basketball team are repeaters from last year.Seniors Gabe Simpson of Warren G. Harding (Divisions I-II?boys) and Gabby Kline of Newton Falls (Division III?girls) were chosen again after winning the honors last season ...

LaBrae boys triumph

TIGER INVITATIONAL: NEWTON FALLS - Tariq Drake and Keevon Harris each had two first-place finishes as they led LaBrae to the boys team championship at Saturday's Tiger Invitational.Harris won the 110 hurdles (15.04 seconds) and set a meet record in the 300 hurdles (40.57).Drake won the 200 ...

She does it all

BOARDMAN - The lead official at the discus area Tuesday night at Boardman High School was well aware of Lauren Jones.He told the other athletes from Boardman, Valley Christian, Cleveland St. Joseph Academy and Cleveland Beaumont that the Garfield junior would have to get her two attempts in ...

Lakeview frosh pitcher Kelm stymies Harding

CORTLAND - Lakeview pitcher Cait Kelm is still honing her craft. Following a no-hitter in a rain-shortened 4-0 shutout Friday of visiting Harding in All-American Conference play, the freshman has shown the sky's the limit."She's either on or off," Lakeview manager Vicki Lawrence said. "She's ...

Garfield’s Jones stars at Cope

SALEM - Garfield's Lauren Jones won three events and finished second in a fourth at the Cope Invitational held at Salem. Jones won the long jump, high jump, and shot put events, and placed second in the discus throw. Her Garfield squad finished third overall at the event with 68 points, ...

Flashes dominate

NILES - Control can play a big part in a baseball game whether it's a pitcher being in command of his tosses or a team taking care of the few things it can control. The Champion baseball team took care of both in dropping Girard, 10-0, in an All-American Conference, Blue Tier contest Thursday ...

WGH’s pitching edge

WARREN - Playing well, not just at the start of a game, but at the start of a season can carry a team a long way. The Warren G. Harding baseball team is hoping for that to be true after opening the campaign with a 9-1 victory over visiting Lakeview on Wednesday evening."It was very important," ...

Bee excited to make start with Garfield

BOARDMAN - Chandler Bee is relegated to standing at the far edge of a gravelly shot put pit and retrieving those weighted metallic spheres opponents and teammates throw.That's what he was doing during Tuesday's meet with Valley Christian and Boardman at Boardman High School.The Garfield junior ...

Spring sports capsules

BaseballGrand Valley Coach: Matt Brumit, first year. 2015 season: 11-10, 9-6 in NAC. Returning letter winners (*-denotes letters won): Seniors Matt Larned***, Jason Byler**, Dan Kalman**, Matt Moodt**, Austin Eubank*, Trevor Louk*; Juniors Josh Cunningham**, Jake Kocab**, Jake Reichek**, Logan ...

Local briefs

Area players to appear in North-South gamesFour area basketball players are scheduled to take part in the Ohio High School Basketball Coaches Association's annual boys and girls North-South all-star games.Niles standout Cameron Kane-Johnson will play for the North in the boys Division I-II game ...

Boardman’s Hadley works around injury

BOARDMAN - Nathan Hadley always makes his way around the grounds surrounding Boardman High School. Tuesday was no different.The Boardman High School senior distance runner made his way back to the stadium after running what amounted to his cool down following the Spartans claiming the ...